|Saheed Gold Cup Football Tournament from Jan 2014|
First Saheed Gold Cup Football Tournament organised by Kurseong Gorkha Hill Sports Association
Kurseong Gorkha Hill Sports Association with the help of Sports and Youth Affairs Department GTA is organizing the first Saheed Gold Cup Invitational Knock out Football Tournament from 12 January 2014 at Goethals Memorial School Ground.
The winner and runner up of the tournament will be awarded with cash prizes of Rs.1 Lakh and Rs.50,000 respectively, with citations and trophies.
As per the organizing committee, national teams like BSF Jalandhar, Gorkha Brigade Lucknow, 58 GTC Shillong, Africa XI, Kolkata, North Bengal Armed Police, Kanchanjunga FC Siliguri, Sinalchi FC Namchi Sikkim, Super Star Darjeeling, UKFC Kurseong and Kurseong super league Champion Trishuli Football Club and Share football xlub Kalimpong and the football teams from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh are expected to participate in the tournament.
Notably, Kurseong Gorkha Hill Sports Association had been organizing various sports activities on a yearly basis including Kurseong League Championship, Women’s Football tournaments, Men’s Veteran Tournament, Cricket Tournament, Cricket Coaching Camps for under 14 boys under the guidance of Cricket Association of Bengal, Independence Day Football and Marathon. Besides Badminton, Carrom, Volleyball and Chess tournaments for the boys and girls are also held for the development of sports in the region and benefit for the people of Kurseong and sports lover. (EOIC)